National Service Scheme
The Motto of NSS “Not Me But You”, reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person’s point of view and also show consideration to other living beings. The philosophy of the NSS is well doctrined in this motto, which underlines on the belief that the welfare of an individual is ultimately dependent on the welfare of the society on the whole and therefore, the NSS volunteers shall strive for the well-being of the society.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :
- Understand the community in which they work
- Understand themselves in relation to their community
- Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem-solving
- Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
- Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
- Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
- Gain skills in mobilising community participation
- Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
- Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
- Practise national integration and social harmony
Red Ribbon Club
A Red Ribbon Club aims at harnessing the potential of the youth by equipping them with correct information on HIV / AIDS Prevention, Care and Support and Treatment. It also aims in building their capacities as peer educators in spreading messages on positive health behaviour in an enabling environment and increasing voluntary blood donation from among youth.
- To reduce new HIV infection among youth by raising their risk perception through awareness on Sex, Sexuality and HIV & AIDS.
- To induce among youth the spirit to help and support people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) thereby reducing stigma and discrimination against PLHWAs.
- To motivate youth and build their capacity as peer educators and change agents by developing their skills on leadership, negotiation, and team building.
- To promote voluntary non-remunerated blood donation among youth.
- Vibrancy of Youth: Tap the vibrancy of Youth and channelizing the energy of the youth in a positive direction.
- Sex & Sexuality, HIV/AIDS & STI: Provide access to correct information on sexuality, HIV/AIDS, STI and other youth related issues in an enabling environment to promote healthy life styles.
- Peer Education: Develop a cadre of Peer Educators among youth.
- Voluntary Blood Donation: Promote voluntary non-remunerated blood donation.
Youth Red Cross
The Youth Red Cross is the most important constituent of its mother organization, Indian Red Cross. It is a group movement organized at the initial stages for students between 18 and 25 years of age within the colleges. A qualified lecturer is recognized as the leader and he is called the Programme Officer under his guidance, the students are trained and encouraged to manage the affairs of the group, electing their own office-bearers.
Main Objectives of Youth Red Cross:
The main purpose of organizing the Youth Red Cross is
- to inculcate in the Youth of our country
- an awareness on the care of their own health and that of others
- the understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and acting accordingly with humanitarian concern, to fulfill the same
- to enable the growth and development of a spirit of service and sense of duty with dedication and devotion in the minds of youth
- to foster better friendly relationship with all without any discrimination.
Principles of Youth Red Cross:
Youth Red Cross has the following three principles:
- Protection of Health & Life
- Service to the Sick & Suffering
- Promotion of National & International Friendship,to develop the mental and moral capacities of the youth Leo Club
To promote service activities among the youth of the community which will develop the individual qualities of Leadership, Experience and Opportunity. To unite its members in friendship, fellowship and mutual understanding
The objective of Leo Club is to provide the youth of the world (with) an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community.
Leo Clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities. Leo Club members are addressed as “Leos.” They conduct various projects in the fields of health care, elders, children, differently abled, literacy and education, and self-development. They can conduct projects with another Leo Club, sponsoring Lions club, or with an outside organization.